Same sex marriage has a huge, witty, articulate supporter in the form Maurice Williamson.
The New Zealand MP delivered a sharp, crowd-pleasing speech in front of parliament yesterday in support of the country’s recently passed Marriage Amendment bill.
New Zealand recently became the first Asia-Pacific nation to extend all the legal rights of state-recognized matrimony to two people who love each other and also happen to share the same gender.
Williamson tackled some of the more extreme reactions of the anti-gay marriage movement and highlighted the ridiculousness of their arguments.
“I’ve had a reverend in my local electorate call and say the ‘gay onslaught’ will start the day after this bill is passed,” he began.
“We are really struggling to know what the gay onslaught will look like,” Willamson continued. “We don’t know if it will come down the Packuranga Highway as a series of troops or whether it will be aRead More »from ‘Big gay rainbow’ speech by New Zealand MP Maurice Williamson goes viral